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Accounting Manager

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Finance
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019759 Requisition #

About the Company


We're at the heart of the Internet, handling between 15-30% of the world’s total web traffic, helping the most innovative companies remove the complexities of delivering any experience, to any device, anywhere. Founded in the halls of MIT, Akamai remains dedicated to a youthful optimism of problem solving through intellectual curiosity, collaboration and commitment. And we're growing quickly. If you'd like to work in a culture where hard work and innovative ideas are consistently rewarded, join us and help shape the future of the hyperconnected world. Together we can accelerate the internet business and make sure that Akamai finance evolves.


About the Job & the Team


We are currently looking for an Accounting Manager who will lead a team of 6+ accountants located in Krakow. 
The team is a part of accounting organization of 30+ people responsible for supporting International operations (including America, EMEA and APJ entities) of Akamai. 
This is a group of young, diverse professionals who enjoy challenges and working with each other. 
Responsibilities: 
• Manage and support Fixed Asset and Lease accounting for all Akamai Entities
• Support ASC842 implementation 
• Support creating and improving business processes, policies and controls
• Manage a team of 6+ accountants and leads
• Maintain a thorough understanding of the end to end accounting processes, including transaction flow, key systems and sources which impact accounts. 
• Manage month-end and year-end closing process for property (including review and approval of journal entries & reconciliations)
• Regularly collaborate with representatives of other Akamai departments and functions as part of data collection and validation activities to support the month-end closing process within the area of responsibility,
• Support other accounting areas and functions as required 
• Lead annual and interim group audits within the area of responsibility
• Cooperate closely with other Finance teams (Treasury & Tax, AR, AP, payroll and FP&A) to support financial operations 
• Ensure balance sheet accounts accuracy and completeness (including review of balance sheet reconciliations)
• Help monitor compliance with US GAAP, company policies and internal controls• Drive process improvement within ones scope of operations and on International scale• Lead various improvement projects, including global process improvements, automations, implementation of policies, procedures, and controls  


Qualifications

We are looking for people who:


 • Have comprehensive experience in general ledger accounting and reporting
• Are experienced in managing processes and teams 
• Are able to manage multiple activities concurrently and have experience in managing projects with stakeholders that span departments

• Hold a degree in Finance or Finance related major
• Hold a KIBR/ACCA qualification or are in the process of obtaining one 
• Have an established IFRS/US GAAP knowledge 
• Possess strong Excel skills 
• Speak, write and read English language fluently
• Demonstrate strong analytical skills and are able to draw clear and relevant conclusions 
• Have strong ability to collect information from many varied sources and ensure its accuracy
• Are eager to drive innovation 
• Are strongly motivated to learn and demonstrate a proactive approach
• Are cooperative and communicative 
• Enjoy working in international and a fast paced changing environment• Are independent and well organized in operations
• Are able to create clear and concise documentation 
• Have experience with Oracle or other ERP applications (optionally) 

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About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit www.akamai.com and follow @AkamaiCareers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.


Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more at www.akamai.com/diversity.


Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here

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